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How do you disinfect a blood pressure cuff?
Last Updated: 28th March, 2020
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Considering this, how do you clean a blood pressure cuff?
Cuff: Omron Blood Pressure Monitor cuffs can be cleaned with neutral detergent and warm water, taking care that no moisture enters the bladder via the tube. They should be then left to air dry. They can also be wiped with isopropyl alcohol or wipes such as Clinnell.
Secondly, how do you clean a blood pressure machine? Method 3 Machine-Washing a Cuff
- Determine if your cuff can be machine washed.
- Place the cuff in the washing machine and add a mild detergent.
- Set the machine to a gentle cycle with warm or cold water.
- Hang cuffs to dry.
- Disinfect with rubbing alcohol or a bleach solution.
Also asked, how do you disinfect sphygmomanometer?
All parts of the sphygmomanometer and stethoscope can be cleaned with a clean cotton cloth and isopropyl alcohol solution or water with mild detergent. Do not let any liquid enter the inside of sphygmomanometer. Cuff cover can be hand washed with warm water and mild detergent. Air dry; do not machine dry.
How do you clean a thermometer?
Clean the thermometer tip (1 inch only) using soap and water, or use isopropyl alcohol or other sterilizing solution. Clean the plastic parts of the thermometer with a soft, dry cloth. Note: Never immerse electronic parts in water, isopropyl alcohol or other liquids.